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The mortar n pestal is osage orange. Walnut of coarse, and then cherry with a few burnt rings
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#1 posted 10-01-2010 12:42 AM
Nice. For a minute there looking at Pic 1 I thought those bowls were for smoking. :) I thought- now THERE’S a creative project. :)
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#2 posted 10-01-2010 04:42 AM
Very nice bowls. I love osage orange wood!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
#3 posted 10-01-2010 01:59 PM
I see what you mean rivergal. haha quick glance “smokin”
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#4 posted 10-01-2010 02:11 PM
That set has a beutiful finsh on it and I love the wood. It’s very well done.
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#5 posted 10-16-2010 04:25 PM
Some nice turnings Roger!
I really like the looks of the Osage Orange.
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#6 posted 10-17-2010 02:48 PM
Yep, Osage Orange is really kool. I made a mallet/hammer just fiddlin around quite a while ago. I’ll try n get a pic posted. It’s a really hard wood… lotsa trips to the grinder when turning. :)
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#7 posted 02-12-2015 06:30 PM
Original. I really like it.
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